In what police are calling a road rage incident a 27-year-old off-duty Corrections Officer was shot dead at the corner of 120th Street and 103rd Avenue in Richmond Hill Queens.
Police sources believe that Officer Johnathan Narain was on his way to work at Rikers Island when he and a motorcyclist exchanged words at a red light. Witness's say the two men were yelling at each other when suddenly a shot was fired and the motorcyclist sped away.
First responders found Narain slumped over the wheel of his car with a gunshot wound to his left temple. EMT's rushed Narain to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
"The Correction Officers Benevolent Association, along with the entire City of New York, is in mourning following the shocking murder of Correction Officer Johnathan Narain by an unidentified motorist." said Elias Husmaudeen of the association.
According to an article published in the New York Daily News a $10,000 reward was offered by the union to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the killer.
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